About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Very Short List emails:

culture 31 Oct 2014

VSL Editor Alexa Jaccarino celebrates Halloween.

tech 29 Oct 2014

Megan Wright invites you to meet the next billion.

culture 27 Oct 2014

John Supko listens to a few generative music engines.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.